CHRISTOPHER J. W. VERBY has twenty years of experience in a wide range of areas in the legal profession focusing on mortgage foreclosure actions and other related litigation involving mortgage lenders as both plaintiffs and defendants.  Admitted to the New York State bar in 1992, Mr. Verby previously served as an assistant town attorney in the Town of Huntington where he prosecuted Town Code violations, litigated actions in equity to enforce the Town Zoning Code and provided legal counsel to the Town Assessment Review Board.

For ten years, Mr. Verby served as the principal law clerk for a New York State Supreme Court Justice where he drafted decisions and orders determining motions, hearings and non-jury trials, prepared jury charges, conferenced cases with litigants and performed legal research for the court. This experience allowed Mr. Verby to gain invaluable experience and insight into the operations of our state judicial system.

Mr. Verby now litigates all aspects of mortgage foreclosure actions including pleadings, the foreclosure settlement conference process, negotiating potential settlements with adversaries, researching and drafting motions for summary judgment, defending counterclaims and the appointment of foreclosure referees and appeals.  He also defends mortgage lenders and servicers in other civil actions involving a variety of issues including breach of contract, consumer finance claims, lender liability issues, violations of state and federal lending laws, actions to vacate foreclosure judgments as well as in municipal code violation matters. 

Mr. Verby graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1988, majoring in Government, and Creighton University School of Law in 1991.  He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. (Email address: